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Substance Awareness

Alcohol Awareness – Myth or Reality?

Alcohol Awareness:
MYTH OR REALITY?

  • Males and females process alcohol the same.
    FALSE: Men process alcohol at a quicker rate, so they don’t get drunk as quickly. Men and women differ in terms of hormones and enzymes.
  • All Monmouth students drink at least two times a week.
    FALSE: According to our student survey in 2006, 70% of students drink 1 time a week or less, if at all.
  • You can’t avoid a hangover.
    FALSE: There are plenty of ways to avoid the dreaded hangover. Eat prior to/during drinking alcohol, avoid drinking games (it’s hard to keep track of your drinks), alternate between alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and set a drinking goal and stick to it.

THE OFFICE OF SUBSTANCE AWARENESS WANTS YOU TO KNOW

THE FACTS!